Mk1 1982 Vw Volkswagen Jetta COUPE Diesel Project 1.6 Diesel 5 speed - Nebraska

1982 Volkswagen Jetta

Make: Volkswagen
Model: Jetta
Type: coupe
Year: 1982
Mileage: 206,567
VIN: wvwcg0163cw578025
Color: brown
Engine: 1.6 diesel
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: manual 5 speed
Interior color: brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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1982 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe - PROJECT.
Project = i would not drive this car home - i would trailer / tow it.
It does start and run / drive.
1982 Jetta Coupe.
1.6l diesel engine ( non-turbo )
206,500 miles on odometer.
5 speed manual transmission ( FN code )
Was originally equipped with AC - it has been removed.
Only rot / rust is around the front windshield seal. On the passenger side lower cowel there is a spot the size of 50 cent piece.
Lots of bubble rust around the rest of the windshield seal.
I dont see any other rust / rot any where else on the body. There is a dent / mark in passenger side door / edge of fender. Another passenger rear quarter panel. I believe i photographed them.
Other issues:
Front windshield seal is really dry and
The clear coat is peeled on roof / trunk.
Missing the front grill - there is one of the 3 parts of the grill in the trunk.
Both tail lights are cracked.
Missing body trim on driver and passenger side.
Rear passenger fender flare is broken.
No Radio.
Rear view mirror was broke - i removed it and have another one but failed at getting it to POP back into place.
Knobs / sliders are missing on the heater controls.
The carpet is pretty ba, stiff - like its had water sitting.
One of the dash vents is missing.
Missing driver side door handle
Brake pedal is HARD - realized the hose going from vacuum pump to the brake booster is broken.
Mechanically:
1.6 diesel engine - new head gaske, timing belt recently ( probably has less than 100 miles on it )
The 5 speed shift linkage is not right - it really likes to go into reverse - the shifter is angled - finding first is hard.
On a quick test drive up and down road - i was unable to find 5th gear - its linkage related - looking at it from above everything looks ok.
At idle the engine / car shakes violently. I noticed a poly front motor mount ? But when driving / getting into the throttle that vibration goes away.
I am not sure if it crappy battery or something but when sitting awhile unused the battery goes dead and have to charge it / jump it.
The glow plugs dont come on automatically.
History:
This car had been sitting a long time over in Iowa at an Independent VW Repair shop since late 90's. It was sold to a local enthusiast that replaced the head gasket / timing belt. But he never registered it or drove it - just sat in his driveway. I picked it up from him a few weeks ago with possible intentions of doing a later TDI Engine swap. Last week i picked up another Mk1 Turbo Diesel last week so listing this car for sale.
Mk1 Jetta Coupes are getting hard to find - please be sure to check with shipping quotes before bidding. Also be sure to ask your wif, girlfrien, mom or dad if you need any permission to buy a car online - BEFORE bidding.
$500 Deposit due with in 24 hours of end of auction.
Balance is due 72 hours of the end of auction.
Car must be picked up with in 7 days or storage fee's may apply.
Car is located Lincoln Nebraska 68502
The Vehicle Rescue Sales & Service
1520 Pioneers blvd Lincoln NE 68502
402-770-0069
Car is listed online and could sell at anytime so auction could end early.